Frukacz, Carruthers Victorious
The team captained by Waldermar Frukacz defeated the Paul Thurston squad in the final of the Canadian Open Teams Championship, earning the right to play Mexico for a berth in the Bermuda Bowl in Shanghai, China, this fall. The final score was 318-259. Frukacz's teammates were Piotr Klimowicz, Herve Chatagnier, Rene Pelletier, Jeffrey Smith and David Sabourin.
In the Canadian Senior Teams Championship, the John Carruthers squad defeated Ray Jotcham and company 114-78 to earn a spot in the Senior Bowl at the World Bridge Championships in Shanghai. The Carruthers team is Eric Murray, Don Piafsky, Joe Silver, Boris Baran and Fred Hoffer.
The tournament took place in Winnipeg MB. More information is available at www.cbf.ca.